Yetunde John-Akinola is a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Health Promotion and Education, Faculty of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She was a PhD fellow at the WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion Research at the National University of Ireland in Galway (NUIG), Ireland and a research fellow of the Community Engagement Core (CEC) of the Regional Centre for Research Excellence (RCRE) in Noncommunicable Diseases and Women’s Health Research Group, both of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. She has been co-facilitating a Short Course on Prevention Strategies for NCDs in Africa in collaboration with the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Population Approaches for Non Communicable Disease Prevention, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Her interests in public health include prevention of non-communicable diseases, school health promotion, promoting young people’s health and wellbeing and women’s health research, and recently child health. Yetunde John-Akinola has been extensively involved in research and her work has been published in scholarly and peer-reviewed journals. She has presented at both National and International conferences.